New variants of CryptoMix malware are quickly making the rounds, holding files ransom and demanding victims fork over the bitcoin.
Since bitcoin conversions are processed on a blockchain, security analysts can trace transactions to determine the root cause of a ransomware attack.
Cybercriminals recently breached two popular cryptocurrency platforms to steal personal information and digital funds to the tune of $300,000.
Fraudsters obviously prefer to deal in digital currency to remain anonymous, but bitcoin and ransomware are also intertwined in other, more complex ways.
Actors have exploited a patched flaw to push a cryptocurrency miner to vulnerable Linux machines. The attacks take advantage of a vulnerability in Samba.
Two new linux Trojan strains have been discovered: One attempts to mine cryptocurrency, while the other cloaks the threat actor's identity.
Researchers discovered a new banking malware that targets users' sensitive information and cryptocurrency wallets through phishing emails.
The bitcoin price just broke $1,000 for the first time since 2013. But is it really a step toward market domination or merely fool's gold?
As blockchain appears poised to evolve in 2017, IT managers must work closely with financial regulators to fill any gaps regarding compliance.
Formerly only associated with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, blockchain technology will come of age in 2017, yielding use cases across industries.